Photo Flash: First Look - COMPANY at Jewish Community Center's White Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's Company, nominated for fourteen Tony Awards and winning six, opened at the White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center last night, February 8th. Check out a first look below!

It's his 35th Birthday and bachelor Bobby (Joel Morrison) is examining the meaning of his unmarried, uncommitted state. Through vignettes with five unpredictable couples and three girlfriends, Bobby searches for meaning and explores the joys and risks of commitment. Company, set in New York City, mimics the sophisticated, frank, and often humorous rhythm of the bustling city at its best.

Company is directed by Barb Nichols with musical direction by Martha Risser, who both made their White Theatre directing debut earlier this year with the smash hit LES MISERABLES.

A cast is at full tilt with the talent of 14 local actors making up the "company," most of whom auditioned for the chance to work with Nichols and Risser. Agron says, "Barb and Martha are one of the best directing teams in Kansas City. They know how to challenge you to think bigger and dig deeper while supporting you for the choices you make. It's a wonderful atmosphere to work in."

Company runs February 8 through February 23. For ticket information, go online at www.jcckc.org/company or contact the White Theatre Box Office at 913-327-8054.

The production staff of Company also features Assistant Music Director Michalis Koutsoupides and Choreographer Rob Reeder. The cast features Joel Morrison (Bobby), Mark Murphy (David), Laura Roose (Jenny), Kevin Bogan(Harry), Jan Lord (Sarah), Whitney Armstrong (Amy), John Edmonds (Paul), Lyndsey Agron (Susan), Curt Crespino (Peter), Cathy Wood (Joanne), Kipp Simmons (Larry), Samantha Agron (Marta), Maggie Gremminger (April), and Katie Bartow (Kathy.)

Photos by Bob Compton
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Photo Flash: First Look - COMPANY at Jewish Community Center's White Theatre
Curt Crespino as Peter, Lyndsey Agron as Susan, Joel Morrison as Bobby, Samantha Agron as Marta

Photo Flash: First Look - COMPANY at Jewish Community Center's White Theatre
Joel Morrison as Bobby

Photo Flash: First Look - COMPANY at Jewish Community Center's White Theatre
Curt Crespino as Peter, Kevin Bogan as Harry, Joel Morrison as Bobby, John Edmonds as Paul, Mark Murphy as David, Kipp Simmons as Larry

Photo Flash: First Look - COMPANY at Jewish Community Center's White Theatre
Katie Bartow as Kathy, Maggie Gremminger as April, Samantha Agron as Marta

Photo Flash: First Look - COMPANY at Jewish Community Center's White Theatre
Maggie Gremminger, Katie Bartow, Kipp Simmons, Cathy Wood, Joel Morrison, Laura Roose, Mark Murphy, Whitney Armstrong, John Edmonds, Samantha Agron. From left, kneeling, Curt Crespino, Lyndsey Agron, Jan Lord, Kevin Bogan

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